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Crime rate in Waterford, Connecticut (CT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Waterford, CT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Waterford, CT

The 2018 crime rate in Waterford, CT was 92 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 3.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 35.4% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Waterford crime rate fell by 42% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Waterford has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Waterford, CT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Waterford:

92.3
New London:

291.5
Groton:

144.6
East Lyme:

49.8
Groton Long Point:

7.8
Ledyard:

32.1
Stonington:

67.7
Norwich:

177.3
Old Saybrook:

36.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Waterford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(20.9)
3
(15.9)
4
(21.3)
4
(21.3)
3
(16.0)
4
(20.9)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(46.1)
8
(41.2)
9
(46.8)
1
(5.3)
3
(15.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(41.8)
10
(52.9)
7
(37.3)
6
(31.9)
10
(53.2)
5
(26.1)
1
(5.1)
6
(30.7)
6
(30.7)
10
(51.3)
8
(41.2)
7
(36.4)
10
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(167.3)
24
(126.9)
26
(138.4)
48
(255.5)
38
(202.0)
39
(203.5)
50
(255.7)
38
(194.6)
35
(179.1)
46
(235.8)
40
(206.1)
24
(124.8)
20
(105.1)
8
(42.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
69
(360.8)
45
(238.0)
54
(287.5)
50
(266.1)
51
(271.2)
57
(297.5)
46
(235.3)
55
(281.6)
72
(368.5)
37
(189.7)
29
(149.4)
41
(213.1)
17
(89.3)
8
(42.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
583
(3,048)
453
(2,396)
487
(2,593)
432
(2,299)
542
(2,882)
435
(2,270)
434
(2,220)
451
(2,309)
421
(2,154)
389
(1,994)
360
(1,855)
377
(1,960)
376
(1,975)
319
(1,685)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(135.9)
14
(74.0)
16
(85.2)
14
(74.5)
9
(47.9)
4
(20.9)
5
(25.6)
9
(46.1)
7
(35.8)
4
(20.5)
14
(72.1)
20
(104.0)
12
(63.0)
2
(10.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
3
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)231.3172.3186.6194.3207.2178.5164.1174.2159.9194.2177.0174.9131.392.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Waterford, Connecticut as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waterford is 1,626 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Waterford:

37.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Waterford:

84.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Waterford:

127.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Waterford:

164.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Waterford:

189.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Waterford:

104.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Waterford:

122.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Waterford:

135.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Waterford:

135.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Waterford:

143.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Waterford:

165.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Waterford:

109.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Waterford:

105.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Waterford:

135.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Waterford:

138.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Waterford:

76.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Waterford:

94.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Waterford:

126.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Waterford:

156.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Waterford:

133.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Waterford:

140.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Waterford:

186.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Waterford:

178.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Waterford:

161.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Waterford:

176.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Waterford:

205.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Waterford:

179.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Waterford:

199.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Waterford:

178.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Waterford:

245.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Waterford:

184.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Waterford:

191.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Connecticut average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Connecticut average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 54 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Connecticut average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 54 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Connecticut average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 54 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Connecticut average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 52 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Connecticut average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Connecticut average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 54 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Connecticut average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Connecticut average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 50 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 52 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Connecticut average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 50 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Connecticut average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 54 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Connecticut average:

2.26

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Waterford, CT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 06385.